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Supply Chain Manager

£35000 - £43000 per annum
Supply Chain Manager. 35 - 43k pa, annual pay and bonus reviews, healthcare, enhanced pension, up to 31 days holiday, life insurance and free parking and lots more!

The successful candidate will be working closely with the Supply Chain/Purchasing functions with the aim of improving quality and cost performance. You'll be responsible for cross-functional program management to qualify new components, supporting issues with current production, developing new suppliers to reduce cost, increase capacity and auditing suppliers to ensure process conformance. You'll also be providing on-site assistance and leadership to the company's supply base in the execution of New Product Introduction, the implementation of process control and the deployment of a continuous quality improvement process. Andover based

As the Supply Chain Manager your duties will include but not be limited to:

• Champion problem solving and root cause analysis techniques with suppliers to eliminate recurrence of non-conformances
• Conduct supplier audits to drive process standardisation and continuous improvement
• Monitor, communicate and improve supplier quality KPI's
• Establish long and short term supplier quality goals
• Develop long term supplier relationships, generate and implement cost reduction ideas
• Strategically lead supplier performance improvement projects to increase supplier capability
• Aide manufacturing in the evaluation and qualification of new supplier materials
• Resolve supplier technical issues to ensure continuity of supply
• Actively manage suppliers and drive supplier selection
• Support internal Audits and support second and third party audits

To succeed as the Supply Chain Manager you will have:

• Engineering degree or at least 5 years working in a similar role within a Manufacturing Environment
• Ability to read engineering drawings
• Six Sigma Green Belt Certified is desirable
• Ideally Certified Lead Auditor
• Sound knowledge of 8D/5Y/Lean/FMEA/FAIR/MSA would be advantageous
• Experience of automotive, defence or pharmaceutical sectors

Associated Benefits:

• 35 - 43k pa
• Annual pay/bonus reviews
• 23 days holiday per year rising by 1 day per year to a max of 30 days holiday
• Additional day's holiday for your birthday!
• Hours: Monday - Thursday 08:35 - 17:00 and Friday 08:35 to 15:45 with 45 mins for lunch
• Healthcare cash plan
• Enhanced pension (6%)
• 3 x salary life insurance
• Company gym membership
• Free parking
• Plus lots more benefits!


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